Course Materials


Handouts of Classroom Course
Session 1
Session 2
Session 3
Session 4
Session 5 
About science writing
Prepare your writing- Tiny Steps
How to Write Your First Research Paper
The Joy of Writing
How to Overcome Writer’s Block
Timemanagement Tips for writing   
Useful Phrases Wallwork book
How to Write a Literature Review 1
How to Write a Literature Review 2
How to read a review paper
The Abstract 
Writing Cover Letters for Scientific Manuscript

Notes on Writing a Paper
Making Tables and Figures
Summary of The Science of Science WritingEssay The Curse of Knowledge by Steven Pinker
Ten Principles
Helen Sword: Stylish Academic Writing
Summary Writing Tips October 2019
Reader English For Publication
How to Write a paper_George M Hall BMJ
A checklist for improving abstracts 
Reading Tips
Metaphors in Science
Writing a qualitative research paper
Writing Tools
Question Tool Introduction
Question Tool Discussion
Prepare your writing- Tiny Steps
Transitional Words and Phrases
COREQ: Questions for Reporting Qualitative ResearchOutlining your paper
Templates for observational studies
How to start the discussion
Outline 1 Main questions
Outline 2 More detailed questions
Outline 3 Short answers
The Swales Moves Website
The Manchester Phrasebank
Academic Phrasebank
The Writer’s Diet
Readability Formulas
The Hemingway App
Look Through your Text –
Words per Sentence Tool 
1. Plenty of Moustaches
2. Happiness in your Network 
3. Essay: The Curse of Knowledge (by Steven Pinker)
4a  The Darwin Awards full  text
4b The Darwin Awards I-M-R  
5. Use of Positive and Negative Words in Science
6. Impact of Spin (Boutron)
7. Spin in Published Biomedical Literature (Chiu)
8. BMJ Emoji in medical literature 
9. Sparse MRI (style best practice)
Answer Keys
Plenty of Moustaches Answer Key -Exercise  6
The topic sentence Answer Key – Exercise 7
Key sentences in Happiness article Answer Key – Exercise 9
Four tools of cohesion Answer Key – Exercise 10
Passive or active Answer Key – Exercise 12
Passive explanation